Payment Assistance through the Air Force's Credentialing Program Office/Air Force COOL
The Community College of the Air Force officially launched the Air Force Credentialing Opportunities Online program March 16, 2015. If you are on active duty in the US Air Force you may qualify for payment assistance through Air Force COOL.
Many Military Occupation Specialties and jobs are eligible for funding of the BICSI certifications. If you qualify, Air Force COOL will pay for an entire BICSI certification up to $4,500.00, including books, class, and exam fees.
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To see if you qualify for COOL assistance, Click Here
AF COOL Recognized BICSI Certifications: Click the links below to see if your AF job maps to the BICSI certifications:
- Outside Plant (OSP®) Designer®
- Installer 1® (INST®1)
- Installer 2, Copper® (INSTC®)
- Installer 2, Optical Fiber® (INSTF®)
- Technician (TECH)
- Registered Telecommunications Project Manager® (RTPM®)
- Registered Communications Distribution Designer® (RCDD®)